Leonard (song)

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Single by Merle Haggard
from the album Back to the Barrooms
B-side "Our Paths May Never Cross"
Released February 14, 1981
Genre Country
Length 3:38
Label MCA
Writer(s) Merle Haggard
Producer(s) Jimmy Bowen
Merle Haggard singles chronology
"I Think I'll Just Stay Here and Drink"
"Rainbow Stew"

"Leonard" is a song written and recorded by American country music artist Merle Haggard. The song is a tribute to songwriter Tommy Collins. It was released in February 1981 as the third single from the album Back to the Barrooms. The song reached number 9 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart.[1]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1981) Peak
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[2] 9
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 7


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 148. 
  2. ^ "Merle Haggard – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Merle Haggard.